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  • Item #: 005792
    ISBN: 9780894556418
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    Contains: Basic Concepts, Common Errors in Reasoning, Propaganda Techniques, Advertising and Schemes, Examining Arguments and Value Judgments, Learning to be Open-Minded.

  • Item #: 005793
    ISBN: 9780894550591
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    Contains: Uses & Misuses of Words, Logic without Quantified Statements, Common Errors in Reasoning, Techniques of Propaganda and Argument, Probabilities of Truth & Falsity, Logic with Quantified Statements, Characteristics of Arguments, Arguments about Everyday Matters.

  • Item #: 003347
    ISBN: 9781601441492
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  • Item #: 000114
    ISBN: 9781601441508
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  • Item #: 018306
    ISBN: 9780894558849
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  • Item #: 018308
    ISBN: 9780894558856
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    At such an early age, mathematical reasoning begins with simple activities such as distinguishing between even or odd amounts and learning the ordinal numbers. The authors suggest working through this activity book page by page. The content spirals, which gives your child time to "digest" new concepts before moving on to more complex material. This series is correlated to the NCTM standards and accordingly incorporates topics such as patterns, number lines, graphs, fractions, probability, and problem solving, as well as basic addition and subtraction skills. The full-color activity sheets should especially appeal to the younger student. Not only are the illustrations eye-catching, but they do an excellent job of demonstrating mathematical representations and relationships. Although manipulatives are not required, a link to a virtual manipulative website is provided in case additional concrete-level reinforcement is needed. A wide variety of exercises and activities are utilized to keep your child both interested and motivated. For instance, Thinker Doodles and Mind Benders activities from parent company Critical Thinking are scattered throughout. 200+ pages. ~ Anh
  • Item #: 002639
    ISBN: 9780894554407
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  • Item #: 042191
    ISBN: 9780894553486
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  • Item #: 042192
    ISBN: 9780894553493
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  • Item #: 019773
    ISBN: 9780974531519
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    Sequel to The Fallacy Detective, this is by the same authors. While the first book focuses on recognizing bad reasoning, this book offers thirty-five lessons for strengthening your reasoning skills. The chapters provide you with tools for thinking, tools for opposing viewpoints, and tools for science. Within these chapters, you'll find lessons on when not to argue, finding the premises and conclusion, determining primary or secondary sources, circumstantial evidence, keen observation, brainstorming, analyzing data, and much more. This book is formatted much like The Fallacy Detective, with plenty of clear examples throughout the lessons and lengthy exercises following each lesson. Answers included, 234 pgs. - Melissa

  • Item #: 038555
    ISBN: 9780974531526
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    For such a useful study, logic can be a bit intimidating. This pair of workshops by two homeschool graduates goes a long way toward making the topic more understandable. A single DVD covers both Part I – Learning to Think Logically and Part II – Using Your Thinking Toolbox. The DVD also includes PDF files for the workshop handouts. Originally given to a roomful of students, Hans and Nathaniel Bluedorn together present both workshops (each about 50 minutes). With a wry touch of humor and some audience interaction they examine several different types of fallacies in Part I and ways to strengthen and train yourself to think logically in Part II. Watching a workshop video is never the same as being there in person; perhaps the biggest loss is the absence of the illustrative cartoons that were obviously a part of the original workshop. Dilbert, Calvin & Hobbes, and Far Side do not allow their cartoons to be used in video presentations and I found myself regretting that fact. Still, if you're wanting an introduction to the whole subject of logic, this is a good way to start.

  • Item #: 046013
    ISBN: 9780974531571
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    Recently updated, the workbook edition provides students space to record responses to lesson exercises. Learn how to recognize bad reasoning and spot errors in others’ logic, and your own. The focus is on practical logic such as fallacies you might encounter in a newspaper. Learn to identify red herrings, circular reasoning, statistical fallacies, and propaganda. Each lesson presents several examples of poor reasoning (often illustrated by cartoons) and then provides a lengthy exercise set. Includes answer key and teaching tips for homeschoolers/private schools at authors’ website. Religiously neutral. Not reproducible. 262 pgs. sc.~ Anh/Deanne

  • Item #: 001775
    ISBN: 9781601441621
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  • Item #: 001796
    ISBN: 9781601441638
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  • Item #: 016244
    ISBN: 9780894554377
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  • Item #: 016245
    ISBN: 9780894554384
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  • Item #: 017542
    ISBN: 9780894557309
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  • Item #: 035630
    ISBN: 9780811466004
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  • Item #: 035631
    ISBN: 9780811466011
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  • Item #: 035632
    ISBN: 9780811466028
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  • Item #: 072906
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    The explorers from the Forbidden Island and Forbidden Desert are in for a truly electrifying experience! Played in the same style as the aforementioned games, Forbidden Sky takes players to a mysterious floating platform as an electrical storm rages around them. Each turn, players move and reveal a “platform tile” to an adjacent space. These tiles have a variety of symbols on them: circuits, capacitors, lightning rods. Additionally, gears, teleporters, wind shelters, and Faraday Cages provide other benefits to players located on that tile. After each player takes his or her turn, they reveal Storm Cards. These cards inflict a variety of dangerous effects on players, such as pushing them across the map (and damaging their rope in the process), causing lightning to strike (injuring players), changing wind direction, and intensifying the ever-deadly storm.

    The goal is to find the Launch Pad and escape by connecting the Rocket to lightning rods and capacitors. Lightning rods and capacitors are built by connecting like-symbols on tiles; they can then be attached to the launch pad via “wires” forming a complete circuit from one half of the launch pad – through the lightning rods and capacitors – to the other half of the Launch Pad. When this circuit is complete, the Rocket lights up. But remember: all players must be on the launch pad when the Rocket lifts off, or at least one explorer will be eating lightning for breakfast! Additionally, if a player dies, breaks their rope, or the storm becomes too intense, all players lose. If you like the cooperative challenge of the other games in the Forbidden series, don’t miss out on this exciting entry! For 2-5 players. ~ 60-minute playtime.

  • Item #: 072903
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    This colorful bug puzzle is a fun brainteaser for kids. Flip and position the plastic semi-circle pieces in the bug tray to match the challenge card. Each piece has a different color on each side and fits in one of three rings on the circular bug tray. Includes 40 challenge cards. ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 064966
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    This game combines wooden nesting boxes with classic bouncy balls to create an open-ended game the whole family can enjoy together. With a game suggestion on the side of each box, such as bouncing the ball on two boxes before landing it in a third or bouncing it off one box, over a stack of three, and into the box on the other side, you’ll soon be inspired to create your own challenge courses. Families can challenge each other to do more difficult arrangements as everyone works on critical thinking, eye-hand coordination and spatial reasoning, while having a lot of fun! Includes 8 bouncy balls and 8 different sized boxes.

  • Item #: 011311
    ISBN: 9780894558733
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  • Item #: 042181
    ISBN: 9781601441348
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  • Item #: 022308
    ISBN: 9781601446718
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  • Item #: 045788
    ISBN: 9781601448545
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     Level 1 works on compound predicates with direct objects; imperative and interrogative sentences; indirect object; adverbial nouns; interjections and direct address; intensifiers; linking verbs; predicate adjectives; appositives; correlative conjunctions; prepositional phrases; and compound sentences

  • Item #: 038893
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    Encourage critical thinking skills with this logic puzzle that grows with children. The rules are easy: choose your puzzle, orient the game board, and place the little pigs (and big bad wolf with the 'night puzzles') to match the pictured challenge. Place the 3 puzzle pieces on the game board so that the houses fit over the pigs, but not the wolf - he must stay outside! 48 puzzles increase in difficulty from Learner to Master. Solutions are provided. Includes hardcover, wordless picture book of the Three Little Pigs. ~ Deanne

  • Item #: 003035
    ISBN: 9781601443045
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  • Item #: 066906
    ISBN: 9781601448552
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     Level 2 covers appositive phrases; objective complements; gerund phrases; participle phrases; infinitive used as nouns; infinitive phrases; noun clauses; adjective clauses; adverbial clauses; comparisons; and compound-complex sentences. Reproducible for classroom use.